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Monthly Archives: September 2017


Week 2

At the bright and early(ish) time of 10 o’clock this morning, Iason Pitsillides, Alexander “Faustino” Villarreal-Blozis, and I headed out to measure milkweeds 453 through 484.  Midway through, two older men on the bridge from Kestrel stopped to ask us some…

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Week 2

I went with Taylor and Tatum this week on our milkweed measuring adventures right after school on Friday. Luckily it wasn’t quite as hot as last week but the assigned segments 358 to 388 were so far from the bridge…

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Week 22-23 Data

After a whirlwind of evening training sessions and an excellent bit of training in the field with the GGI alums, the first week of the Fall DHS series went well! Here are the data: Okay, there were a couple data…

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Second Week

On Wednesday, my group, Sarah Needles and Fiona Chertok, went out at six o’clock in the evening to measure our milkweeds, numbers 199 through 229.  We were lucky enough to catch one of the first cool days of fall and…

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Week Two

Even though it was only 85 degrees, it sure felt like 115. Despite the heat, our group prevailed, and went on to measure our assigned milkweed plants (230-261). Initially, our group really underestimated how long it would take to walk…

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First week

On saturday, my partners, Sarah, Kai, and I, went to the ditch to do our first observations and measurements. Our group was assigned plants 326 to 357. We meet at 10 A.M and it was a successful time! Most of…

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First Visit 

My name is Victoria Henley and I am a Junior at Davis Senior High School. I’m in third period Environmental Science. I am excited to be a part of The MMMLIC internship, so I can explore what it would be…

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First Week

Our groups assignment was from 389 to 420. It was classic a late summer day when we decided to venture out to the great outdoors to measure some milkweed and potential critters. Upon our arrival we saw that almost half…

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9-10-17

Today at 9am my group and I went on our first milkweed measuring adventure!! I was surprised at how far from the bridge 199-229 were. We had to walk 30 minuets to find them!!! There were a lot more plants…

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First Measurements

The group I worked with was assigned plants 262 to 293, which were farther down the path than we had anticipated.  However, once we found the section, the measurements were fairly simple and straightforward, especially since many of the milkweed…

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